[mythtv-users] Myth reports incorrect disk space usage?
tyrstag at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 15 15:18:24 EDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 14:14, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Thursday 15 July 2004 10:53, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> > On July 15, 2004 02:42 pm, Henk Poley wrote:
> > > Be enlightened:
> > > http://sysunconfig.net/aixtips/df_du_diff_out.txt
> > >
> > > du adds all filesizes together, and substracts that from the total
> > > diskspace. df lists the free space.
> > I know how du and df work, thanks.
> > But these discepancies, especially on a small number of files, are not
> > going to add up to 9 GB unless the poster is using a filesystem size of
> > hundreds and hundreds of gigabytes, which is highly doubtful.
> A typical ext3 format (at least on Red Hat) reserves 5% of all space for the
> root user. 9GB is roughly 5% of a 200GB drive. That's not hundreds and
> hundreds of gigabytes.
Ummmmm, sorry Jarod but 200GB IS hundreds of Gigabytes :)
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